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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara

  • Russian Ambassador, Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Ankara, Murder
    A man gestures near to the body of a man at a photo gallery in Ankara

    lone Turkish gunman shouting “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” in what the leaders of Turkey and Russia called a provocative terrorist attack.

  • Russian Ambassador, Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Ankara, Murder
    The Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov speaks a gallery in Ankara

    The assassination, an embarrassing security failure in the Turkish capital, forced Turkey and Russia to confront a new crisis tied directly to the Syrian conflict, now in its sixth year.

  • Russian Ambassador, Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Ankara, Murder
    Turkish officials said the assailant was killed by other officers in a shootout.

    The gunman, described by Turkish officials as a 22-year-old off-duty police officer

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